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FBO: Numbers Crunching, Week 4

Stats foretell interesting stories for Sunday

Originally Published: October 1, 2009
By Bill Barnwell | Football Outsiders
Brett FavreJonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesBrett Favre's magic has the Vikings ranked eighth in the NFL in the final 15 minutes.

Each week, Football Outsiders takes a look at every game on the NFL schedule with a mix of interesting numbers and in-depth statistical analysis. Much of the analysis is based on DVOA, which takes every single play during the season and compares it to the league average based on situation and opponent. DVOA and Football Outsiders' other advanced stats are explained here. Remember that 2009 numbers are based on very small sample size and do not yet include opponent adjustments.


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Bill Barnwell (@billbarnwell) is a staff writer for Grantland.